COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- M/I Homes, Inc. (NYSE: MHO), one of the nation's leading homebuilders, announced today that the company is entering the Dallas/Fort Worth market, representing a continued expansion of M/I Homes' operations in Texas. M/I Homes entered the Houston market in 2010, the San Antonio market in 2011, and recently opened its first community in Austin.
"We are delighted to start operations in Dallas/Fort Worth," commented Robert H. Schottenstein, Chief Executive Officer and President of M/I Homes. "The Dallas/Fort Worth area is one of the nation's most dynamic housing markets, with strong job growth and a healthy business environment. We are confident that we can build upon the successful operations we have established in our other Texas markets. This additional expansion in Texas further strengthens our geographic footprint and enhances our opportunity for growth."
"We are also pleased to announce that Louie Ocana has joined our M/I Homes team to serve as our Dallas/Fort Worth Area President," Mr. Schottenstein continued. "Louie is a proven leader who has been active in homebuilding in the Dallas/Fort Worth area for more than 20 years. He has managed successful operations in Dallas/Fort Worth and will provide strong leadership for our Company."
M/I Homes, Inc. is one of the nation's leading builders of single-family homes, having delivered over 84,500 homes. The Company's homes are marketed and sold under the trade names M/I Homes, Showcase Homes, and Triumph Homes. The Company has homebuilding operations in Columbus and Cincinnati, Ohio; Chicago, Illinois; Indianapolis, Indiana; Tampa and Orlando, Florida; Austin, Houston and San Antonio, Texas; Charlotte and Raleigh, North Carolina; and the Virginia and Maryland suburbs of Washington, D.C.
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